Illinois State Police Announce Results of Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement Patrol

Effingham, IL – Captain Kelly Hodge, District 12 Commander, announced the results of an Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) patrol which was conducted in Marion County on Friday, January 8, 2016. Authorities issued 15 total citations and 31 total written warnings including 6 speeding citations, 2 occupant restraint citations, a DUI arrest, and a drug or alcohol related arrest. There were no citations issued for suspended driver’s licenses during this patrol. The Illinois State Police (ISP) reminds those who drink and drive that future patrols will be conducted. The ISP will continue to work to save lives by taking impaired drivers off the road. This project was funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.